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Old 07-18-14, 07:33 AM   #16
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I have the dreaded saggy glovebox as well. Instead of going through all this hassle, why not just mount a small black magnetic clasp and/or use black velcro to keep it completely shut? It sure doesn't take much force to keep it held open all the way, and I rarely have the glovebox open anyway.

I'll look into this and post my results back in.
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Old 07-18-14, 09:55 AM   #17
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It's really not that much of a hassle. If you follow the directions and take your time, it will take you about 30-45 min tops. I'll bet you spend almost as much time figuring out how and where to mount the velcro.

And you end up with a FIXED product on an expensive car instead of Velcro. But it is your car.
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It's really not that much of a hassle. If you follow the directions and take your time, it will take you about 30-45 min tops. I'll bet you spend almost as much time figuring out how and where to mount the velcro.

And you end up with a FIXED product on an expensive car instead of Velcro. But it is your car.
Good point. I'm about to add the VAIStech usb/ipod connector and the Prestigious Society NAV/DVD override anyway; will knock all 3 out at once.
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Just wanted to say thanks for the information. I just adjusted my glove box. No more sag.

It took me about an hour to do. Now that I know what to expect, the time would be less.

Good practice taking it out so in the future I can replace the cabin air filter.
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Good practice taking it out so in the future I can replace the cabin air filter.
The cabin filters on my (2007) car are easily accessed - takes a minute to replace them.

Is yours more difficult than that?
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Well there is an air filter behind the glove box. I don't think I will be able to get to it without removing the glove box.
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There is an access panel in the back of the glove box. If you take out the stand inside the glove box, you can see it. Just lift up and out on the stand. Then up and out on the access panel.

Be sure to read the sticky on how to change the cabin air filter beforehand or you may damage the system.
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Well there is an air filter behind the glove box. I don't think I will be able to get to it without removing the glove box.
You're over-thinking this one. It's literally a 1-2 minute job and is clearly laid out in your owners manual. HOWEVER.....you need to make sure the HVAC system is set to "recirculating" before replacing the filter.
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Fantastic! Hopefully my big hands fit thru otherwise its a job for the misses. 😎
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